The Dentinoenamel Junction

Sep 10, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on The Dentinoenamel Junction

Fig. 8.1 (a) Enamel surface near the enamel-cementum junction. Prints or depressions of the proximal zone of ameloblasts form alignments (asterisk). (b) In the cervical zone, prisms (P) are aligned…

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Enamel Softening (Dental Erosion)

Sep 10, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Enamel Softening (Dental Erosion)

Fig. 2.1 Rat’s molar enamel. (a) Normal aprismatic outer enamel/hydroxyapatite crystals are parallel, forming a continuous palisade-like structure. (b) Beneath the surface, enamel displays a prismatic structure, where prisms (P)…

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Invasive and Noninvasive Therapies

Sep 10, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Invasive and Noninvasive Therapies

Factors Description Is the factor modifiable? Disease indicators Having a high predictive value for further lesion development Caries experience (Previous restorations, carious lesions from early demineralization to deep lesion that…

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Fluoride

Sep 10, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Fluoride

Fig. 15.1 Dental fluorosis. (a) Mild fluorosis with slight accentuation of the perikymata, (b) moderate fluorosis, showing a white opaque appearance, (c) moderate, white opaque enamel with some discoloration and…

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Cervical Regeneration

Sep 10, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Cervical Regeneration

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016 Michel Goldberg (ed.)Understanding Dental Caries10.1007/978-3-319-30552-3_14 14. Cervical Regeneration Michel Goldberg1   (1) University Paris Descartes, Sorbonne, Paris Cité and INSERM UMR-S1124, 45 rue des Saints Pères, Cedex 06, 75270 Paris, France…

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At-Home Tooth Whitening

Sep 10, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on At-Home Tooth Whitening

Fig. 6.1 Retracted view of a 28-year-old patient who bleached his maxillary teeth with 10 % carbamide peroxide gel (Opalescence 10 %, Ultradent Products, Inc.) in a custom-fitted tray overnight for 3…

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In-Office Whitening

Sep 10, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on In-Office Whitening

Fig. 7.1 The effect of rubber dam on lightness can be observed in these three photographs. (a) Patient’s smile before rubber dam isolation. (b) The rubber dam was placed in…

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